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Ex-Tennessee star gets NFL chance after rape acquittal

Aug. 13, 2018 9:20 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Former University of Tennessee star linebacker A.J. Johnson is getting a shot in the NFL with the Denver Broncos less than a month after he was acquitted along with a college teammate of aggravated rape charges. After his first practice as a pro Monday, Johnson said, "It's a...

Actor Liev Schreiber set to answer harassment charge

Aug. 13, 2018 8:38 PM EDT

NYACK, N.Y. (AP) — Liev Schreiber is facing a harassment charge in suburban New York, where his lawyer says the actor is accused of shoving a photographer's camera. The Rockland County district attorney's office says the star of Showtime's "Ray Donovan" is due for arraignment Tuesday in Nyack (NEYE'-ak)....

Sean Young under investigation for alleged laptop theft

Aug. 13, 2018 8:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Sean Young was under investigation Monday in New York after the alleged theft of two laptops belonging to a production company that fired her from a new film she was directing. A New York Police Department spokeswoman said no charges have been filed against the 58-year-old star of...

Bills' McCoy sued by ex-girlfriend following home invasion

Aug. 13, 2018 7:54 PM EDT

LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend is suing the Buffalo Bills running back for failing to protect her after she was bloodied, beaten and had $133,000 worth of jewelry stolen during a home invasion last month. Delicia Cordon also alleged in a lawsuit filed in Fulton County, Georgia on Friday that McCoy would "often...

Ex-Alabama police officer gets 10 years for fraud, theft

Aug. 13, 2018 7:50 PM EDT

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A former police officer in Alabama who pleaded guilty to insurance fraud and burglary has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. The Montgomery Advertiser reports 51-year-old Leon Todd Townson was sentenced Monday. The former U.S. Marine is one of two former Prattville Police...

The Latest: Lawsuit won't affect McCoy's status with Bills

Aug. 13, 2018 7:00 PM EDT

The Latest on lawsuit filed against Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (all times local): 6:40 p.m. A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press a lawsuit filed against Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy will not affect his status on the team. The person spoke on the condition of...

Man says he lost animal shelter job for noting problems

Aug. 13, 2018 1:01 PM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A former employee at a northwest Louisiana animal shelter says he was fired because he reported problems. Collin Sly of Shreveport on Thursday sued Caddo Parish Animal Services Director Travis Clark and parish Administrator Woodrow Wilson. Local news outlets report Sly worked at the...

Lowrie homers, exceeds 1,000 career hits as A's edge Angels

Aug. 12, 2018 9:36 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Playing with a sore hand and a banged-up left leg, the Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie would be the first to confirm that winning ugly is way better than losing. Lowrie homered and moved over 1,000 hits for his career, and the Oakland Athletics held on for an 8-7 victory over the Los...

Justin Allgaeir wins NASCAR Xfiinity race at Mid-Ohio

Aug. 11, 2018 6:58 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Justin Allgaier used fresh tires to pass rookie Austin Cindric with four laps left and win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Saturday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Allgaier used the sixth restart of the race to squeeze by Cindric on Turn 1, then held off his challenge on the 72nd...

In Iowa, Stormy Daniels' lawyer says Democrats must fight

Aug. 10, 2018 11:11 PM EDT

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the self-styled provocateur taking on the president for porn actress Stormy Daniels, told Iowa Democrats on Friday that the party needs a bare-knuckle fighter to take back the White House. It's a role he is considering filling himself. In a political scene...